11.3.2.1. Procedure – Local client-side authentication

Purpose: 

To perform authentication locally on PSM for client-side connections, complete the following steps:

Note

The users can be authenticated to their passwords, public-keys or X.509 certificates uploaded to PSM.

The accounts created to access the PSM web interface cannot be used to authenticate SSH connections.

Prerequisites: 

To perform authentication locally on PSM for client-side connections, an existing Local User Database is needed. To create a Local User Database, complete the following procedure: Procedure 7.13, Creating a Local User Database.

Steps: 

  1. Navigate to SSH Control > Authentication Policies, and select the authentication policy to modify.

  2. Select Client-side gateway authentication backend > Local, and select the permitted authentication methods (Password, Public key, X.509 certificate).

  3. Select the Local User Database from the list that defines the users who can access the server.

  4. Click .